At Proctor Public Schools in Proctor, Minnesota, they held a virtual field day with all their students so they could have fun doing fun physical activities while also engaging in distance learning!
Field Day Fun!
The students in all the grades from Pre-K and up at Proctor Public Schools had a fantastic time doing their virtual field day! They talked over Zoom to get instruction and then engaged in an exciting variety of activities! They did scavenger hunts, threw paper airplanes, and more!
Keep It Up
Get Ready: 1-3 Balloons Per Player – Blow Them Up
Get set: Clear a 10′ indoor or outdoor space. Start with 1,2 or 3 balloons.
- This is Keep It Up. The object is to strike the ball(s) up using your hands as many times as you can in 1 minute.
- Don’t let it (them) hit the floor.
- On the start signal, strike the balloons upward with your hands and count how many hits you can score in 1-minute.
- If using multiple balloons, alternate striking each balloon. Don’t strike the same balloon twice.
- If using hits the floor/ pick it back up and continue.
- On the stop signal, record your score on the official Field Day Score Card.
Paper Plane Corn Hole
Get Ready: You’ll need 3 paper sheets per player, a bucket or laundry basket.
Get set: Create 3 paper airplanes using a design of your choice. Place your bucket 5-10 feet away from your throwing line
- This events is called Paper Plane Corn Hole.
- The object of the game is to score points by throwing your paper airplane into your bucket. You have 1 minute to score as many as possible.
- Design and create 3 paper airplane.
- On the start signal, fly your airplane as many times as you can toward your bucket.
- Score 1 point for every plane that hits the outside of the bucket and 2 points for every plane that lands in the bucket.
- Write your score down on the official Field Day Score Card
Some students had fun blowing up balloons and keeping them in the air! No matter what the activity was everyone had a fun time doing the virtual field day and no matter the distance it was a great collaborative day!
Photo Source: Proctor Public Schools